Arquivo.pt will distinguish again in 2019, works that make use of web information from the past in a useful and innovative way.
There will be 15 000 € in prizes:
- 1º place: 10 000 €
- 2º place: 3 000 €
- 3º place: 2 000 €
Proposals can be presented by individuals or groups. The winners will be those that best promote the usage of preserved web information and the services provided by Arquivo.pt.
The contest will follow the same format as in the previous edition and will be open to everyone regardless of their area of study or activity.
The definite rules and application dates will be announced shortly. Applications will be open in early 2019.
First edition winners (Arquivo.pt Award 2018)
The first edition, in 2018, awarded 3 proposals. The 1st prize went to the team led by Ricardo Campos, INESC TEC researcher and professor at the Polytechnic Institute of Tomar (IPT) with the project Conta-me Histórias, a platform which automatically generates temporal narratives from online news about topics submitted by its users.
For Ricardo Campos the award was:
“An important boost for the project, and thanks to this award, other research works or even commercial applications may be come up.”